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Tanglewood concert is an annual summer tradition of Boston Symphony Orchestra that let's fans celebrate the joy of music at the orchestra's summer home. Tanglewood annual family concert is an effort by BSO to provide parents and their children an engaging and educational musical setting. The Tanglewood Family Concert has got something for everyone. While parents can enjoy some of the best musicians, ensembles and conductors performing live, kids can enjoy the interactive musical performances designed especially for them. To be able to enjoy the much awaited performances at the upcoming Tanglewood festival, get the Tanglewood Family Concert tickets and become a part of this great music festival.
Tanglewood concerts date back to 1936 when BSO organized its first ever Tanglewood music festival in Berkshires where the orchestra performed under a massive tent. Next year, the musicians led by orchestra's music director Serge Koussevitzky refused to perform unless a permanent facility was built for the concert. This led to the formation of a permanent open air structure referred to as the Shed or the Koussevitzky Music Shed. The place had the seating capacity for more than 5000 people and has been serving as as BSO's summer home since then.
In 1940, three years after the Shed was constructed, Koussevitzky initiated the Berkshire Music Center, a summer academy for emerging professionals and newbies to take part in performances, workshops and music classes. The center was later renamed as the Tanglewood Music Center, the well-known music venue of Lenox. Today, the Tanglewood Music Center serves as the home of BSO and the annual Tanglewood Music Festival which includes series of outdoor jazz concerts, chamber music, musical theatre, contemporary music and much more. Do not miss out on catching some of the world's best musicians live and up close at this unparalleled summer extravaganza.
Tanglewood concert is the premier music festival of America and is considered to be one of the greatest in the world. In 1959, the Shed underwent renovation and was expanded to include the adjacent Highway estate in the Tanglewood Music Center. The same year acoustic refurbishment was also made in the shed to include the innovative design by BBN Technologies. In 1994, Seiji Ozawa Hall was named after the Japanese conductor who took over BSO in 1964 and remained as the orchestra's director for 29 years, was opened. The hall serves as the venue for most of the Tanglewood chamber and orchestra concerts. It is designed by Boston based architect firm, William Rawn Associates, Architects Inc. It is ranked as one of the two best concert halls in the US that have been built in last fifty years and thirteenth best concert hall of the world. For its stunning architecture, the hall has won numerous honorary awards including a National American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Architecture in 1995 and a National American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Interior Architecture in 2000.
The 2014 Tanglewood Music Festival has announced the schedule of performances which is sure to get theatre and opera enthusiasts excited. BSO fans and classic music lovers can get the Tanglewood Family Concert tickets to watch the orchestra's live performance of Bernstein's Candide and new chamber version of Lizzie Borden, Beeson's famous opera. Among the artists that are going to make an appearance in festival include Josh Groban who will headline with Keith Lockhart,.James Taylor will perform two shows in July along with the Grammy winning band Train.
The 2014 Tanglewood Music Festival marks the twentieth anniversary of Ozawa Hall which will be celebrated with a wide array of musical performances and concerts. Fans can watch famed pianist Kenny Barron, the Emerson String Quartet, Benjamin Bagby, baritone Thomas Hampson, chamber musician Yo-Yo Ma, Emmanuel Ax, violinist Leonidas Kavakos and many more at the festival. Apart from that, families can also have some fun with their children at the Tanglewood Family Fun Fest that includes scavenger hunt and other fun activities. In short, Tanglewood Family Concert is a much needed summer retreat for you to have some fun times with your family.